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MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
obama can't stand the president. >>> and democrats with a victory for voters in pennsylvania, but republican voter fraud is getting swept under the rug here in colorado. tonight the latest on the rnc's voter fraud scandal. >>> good to have you with us. thanks for watching. we're coming to you tr from denver, colorado. the first presidential debate one day away. this is the romney pre-game show. will mitt romney be held accountable for lies and distortions about president obama's record? we got a sneak preview of what happens when mitt romney is forced to tell the truth. a fox affiliate here in denver asked romney to explain what paul ryan could not, how he plans to pay for $5 trillion tax cut by only eliminating deductions. >> there's an option. you could say everybody is going to get up to a deduction and you could use your home mortgage deduction or others, health care deduction and fill that bucket, if you will, the $17,000 bucket that way and higher income people might have a lower number. >> at least the plan has a name. it's the bucket plan. mitt romney will cap deducti
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. this is good news for president obama as early voters favor democrats. first day voter turnover in lucas county doubled that in 2008. of the 928 voters, there were 696 democrats, 40 republicans, 192 with no affiliation. michelle obama fired up voters in cincinnati today. she warned supporters the fight for ohio is not over. >> early voting starts today. today. we need you to sign up to make phone calls, to knock on doors, to help get the vote out. but more importantly, we need you to talk to everybody you know. remind them what's at stake in this election. >> shortly after that, the obama campaign tweeted out this photo of a marching band rallying voters in cincinnati. president obama's campaign is simply outworking the romney camp in ohio. there are 96 field offices compared to 36 for romney. 38% of the ohio vote was cast early before the election in 2008. and this year it could reach 40%. republicans have done everything in their power to block the vote in ohio, but thanks to solid work from the obama campaign, their efforts are failing early on. the latest quinnipiac poll shows obama with a
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
business experience makee hii the best choice--but latest polls suggest voters think mr. obama would do a etter job. a cnn averrge of four recent found 51 percent of likkly - voters support president obama romney. "my friend mike rowe." one of romney's events wednesday was at a business leaders and t-v host mike rowe...he's a man known ffr taking on tough jobs ... but n ohio , he's overshadowed byythe two other even tougher. innwashington, i'm mily schmidt.-----end----- cnn..criptt---- the push for ohio vottrs s pspecially timely... even thought it's about 40 daas until the general election,, early voting ii ohio begins in a week....leaving little time to win over the firsttvoters. 3more people are pending they don't have! have!how much money... americans are racking u in overdraft fees. ((break 3)) -reporter pkg-as follows --so much for fiscal responsibility. a new study shows overdraft is making a comeback as more and more americans dip their ccecking accoonts - into peeative terrrrity. bank research firm moebs serrices says this past yyar alone -- thhn $31 billion in
CW
Sep 26, 2012 9:00pm CDT
obama and 41% mitt romney. president obama focusing on middle-class voters today when my opponent said we should just let. by a wide margin ohio voters believe that obama would do more for the middle class. when you cut through the words you could look through the records and when you can see policies that have not created the jobs american needs and you know it's time to choose a new leader, and get america growing again and get a new coach. ohio has picked a winner in the last 12 presidential elections. during that speech the u.s. delegation stated the iranian president was using his trip to spouse paranoid theories and propulsive slurs against israel. he never mentioned israel by name and his speech was not as provocative as some had expected. the american music world lost one of its legends. andy williams has died. williams died last night at his home in britain misery he was 84 years old. one of the most popular singers of his time, three platinum records and 17 gold and posted a variety of shows in the '60s. still ahead, watching what you eat labels can sometimes be deceiving,
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
and white college graduates and working class voters voted in 2008. minorities 80/20, obama. white college graduates a four-point deficit, and the right hand column you see how much demographic change we have just in the last four years based on current population survey eligible voters. according to be sedated, we've seen an increase of three points in the share of eligible voters were minority's and a decrease of three points in the share of voters who are white noncollege or working class. that's quite a lot of change in a short period of time. let's just think a bit about what these figures mean, the figures from 2008 and the figures for today. even though it looks like the minority vote usher should go up, let's just say it does not. but let's say that obama gets again the 80% of the minority vote he got in the 2008. let's get nearly loses white college graduates by four-point. it means that you actually be competitive in this race, mitt romney would have to get double john mccain's margin of 18 points among the white working class in this election. that's youth turnout doesn't change
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 3:00am EDT
it comes to the economy, 51% of ohio voters say they trust president obama against 45% of voters who trust mitt romney. obama has an advantage on the economy in ohio, because basically, this state is a national success story when it comes to the economy. listen to mitt romney's ohio surrogate, governor john kasich. doesn't sound like there's much reason for ohio terso make a ange >> you know, i hope you all know that ohio's coming back from 48th in job creation to number four, number one in the midwest. from9 cents and a rainy day fund to $5 million, and we have grown 123,000 jobs in the state of ohio. our families are going back to work. >> governor kasich, you forgot to tell us where you stood on that automobile thing that was kind of big in your state, one in eight jobs are connected to the automobile industry, which, of course, president obama helped out witthe tomobile loan, which all you republicans can't stand. things are great, so vote for mitt romney, right? i don't think so. todaromney launched a new ad campaign. according to the "washington post," greg sargent, this new 60-secon
Current
Sep 24, 2012 9:00pm PDT
president obama by 14 percentage points among rural voters in nine swing states. now republicans have traditionally done well in less populated areas. in 2008, then candidate obama narrowed that gap and won 44% of the rural vote overall. in 2004, senator john kerry captured only 40%. joining me to discuss this and much more, what if anything president obama can do to connect with rural voters is chris lehane. he runs the democratic strategic communications firm. it's fun to have you here. talk about the rural voters. is this something that the president should be concerned about and since mitt romney was basically dissing 47% of america, including rural voters, isn't that something that's an opportunity for the opportunity. as you touched on historically, the rural voters have not supported democrats in the last six, seven presidential cycles. a lot of that's for cult you really voting reasons voting on their pocketbook, but there's a variety of issues that go into that historical pattern. these voters obviously are potential targets for the president. i think they'll target latino, w
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
to unsuspecting voters. >> andrea? hi. this is barack obama. how are you? that's right. >> reporter: it was just a brief break for the president, who, like romney, has been rehearsing for days. senator john kerry is playing the role of romney in president obama's practice sessions. the campaign is managing expectations, saying last night, the president is out of practice. the last time he debated was four years ago. and, rob and paula, according to the latest abc news/"washington post" poll, 56% of americans expect president obama to win the debates. mitt romney told voters yesterday, that the debates are about more than who comes out on top. they are the chance for a month-long conversation with the american people. >> managing expectations, as always. tahman bradley, live in washington for us. thanks, tahman. >>> and abc news coverage of the debate begins tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. keep right here on abc. >>> and there is word this morning of a series of secret meetings at the white house. focusing on the threat from al qaeda in north africa. "the washington post" says the m
CBS
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
: romney released a new 60 second ad. he talks about the struggles of average americans. president obama has out spent mitt romney on tv ads and the attacks have resonated with voters like this republican. >> he really doesn't know the common man. >> reporter: the latest poll shows president obama with a ten-point lead over romney in ohio. cbs news has decided to move ohio from undecided to leans obama, a win for the president there would move him 18 electoral votes closer to win. that's 270. >> susan mcginnis in washington. in the nation's capital, vice president joe biden hosted a reception for hispanic leaders last night. he predicted most would see a hispanic president in their lifetime and took a swipe at mitt romney. >> when i hear some of our friends talk about, you know, a nation that is a culture of dependency, all i have to do is hang out with you guys. i mean it. all they got to do is look around this country and see the vibrancy of what is on the horizon. >> biden added the obama administration was determined to fix the nation's immigration policies. the prime minister of isr
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
is is considering an investigation into the consulting firm. and a woman registering only republican voters worked for sprool's group in colorado. check out what she said. >> would you vote for romney or obama. >> wait, i thought you were registering voters a minute ago. >> i am. >> who are you registering? all voters? >> i'm actually trying to register voters for a particular party because we're out here in support of romney, actually. >> and who is paying you for this? >> oh, the -- let me see. we're working for the county clerk's office. >> this is exactly what started the phony a.c.o.r.n. scandal. phony voter registrations. the same thing. so where is the right wing outrage today? they were horrified by those a.c.o.r.n. employees in 2008. so, guys, what do you have to say? did the right wing think we wouldn't notice their convenient double standard? nice try. but we got you. have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltz
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
is that a lot of voters didn't like how obama's handling the situation in libya. and the romney campaign sort of sees that as well which is why you see them hitting obama so hard on this lately. but there is still a problem here for romney. this is why the debates are so important. romney wants to change the fundamental structure of this race with this debate coming up next wednesday. remember, over 50 million people watched the first presidential debate in 2008. this is going to be a big moment coming up next week, fred, for mitt romney. >> well, let's shift to the u.s. senate and how pivotal any race could be. the democrats have a six-seat majority, but they're defending 23 seats in the election, with republicans defending just 10. so what would give the republicans a pretty good shot at seizing a 51-seat majority, but they also have a big problem and that is that race in missouri. >> yes. that race in missouri between todd akin, he of legitimate rape fame against democrat claire mccaskill, the senator from missouri. look, republicans thought about a year ago they had a chance to take back
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 3:00pm EDT
voting, there is added obama campaign emphasis on getting younger voters in the bank early. >> you may know in person early voting starts tomorrow in iowa. so basically for us here at the campaign, every day is going to be election day. >> yes, we can. >> reporter: johnson county, home to the university of iowa, led the state four years ago when 55% of ballots were cast early. >> the entire world is watching us. >> reporter: as president of the university democrats, catherine's job is getting her fellow students to vote now. >> fair to say not the most reliable if you just wait for one day? >> yeah, no. things come up. you can have an exam. you can wait until election day and realize you don't know where your precinct is. with early voting, it gives us 40 more chances to catch people. >> reporter: president obama is ahead as september winds down and early voting opens. >> anybody that knows football knows that fourth quarter is where most of the action happens. october will be big and if romney has a good start to the month, we'll be fine. >> reporter: but grubs warns against making to
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
a new 60 second ad. president obama has out spent mitt romney on tv ads and the attacks have resonated with voters like this republican. >> he really doesn't know the common man. >> reporter: the latest poll shows president obama with a ten-point lead over romney in ohio. cbs news has decided to move ohio from undecided to leans obama, a win for the president there would move him 18 electoral votes closer to win. that's 270. >> susan mcginnis in washington. in the nation's capital, vice president joe biden hosted a reception for hispanic leaders last night. he predicted most would see a hispanic president in their lifetime and took a swipe at mitt romney. >> when i hear some of our friends talk about, you know, a nation that is a culture of dependenc dependency, all i have to do is hang out with you guys. i mean it. all they got to do is look around this country and see the vibrancy of what is on the horizon. >> biden added the obama administration was determined to fix the nation's immigration policies. the prime minister of israel and palestinian president addressed the united nation
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT
, obama's 2009 auto bailout plays well with voters. >> when my opponent said we should just let detroit go bankrupt. [ audience boos ] >> i said no, i'm going to bet on america. i'm betting on american workers. i'm betting on american industry. [ cheers ] >> and today, the american auto industry has come roaring back with nearly 250,000 new jobs. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: but perhaps the biggest plus for the president is that more ohioans are working than they were four years ago. melissa miller teaches political science at bowling green state university where the president rallied supporters. >> unemployment was 8.6% when obama took office. 's down to7.2 so this is one of theces where obama ca really say you are better off than you were before. having said that, the jobs numbers have stalled a bit. >> reporter: the president is vulnerable to recent attacks by romney that he hasn't been tough enough on china's trade practices, a claim that resonates with voters in this manufacturing state. wednesday obama unveiled a new counter attack. >> he's been talking tough on chinese. says
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
you poll of polls as we call it in ohio and florida. ohio likely voters 51% said they'd vote for obama. 44% for romney. and the poll of polls september 16th through the 24th in florida, 50% said they'd vote for the president, 45% for mitt romney. why do you think it is that mitt romney doesn't seem to be resonating in these critical states at least so far? >> well, i think he has three or four big challenges. one is that for a long period the obama campaign dramatically outspent romney in resiesly those states driving home their image of who romney is. the second is that the romney campaign is yet to find a thematic way of explaining itself and laying out in a clear crisp way the difference between romney and obama. and i think that frankly is a problem. and there's an ironic third problem. both these states have republican governors. both these governors have been doing the right things, the things mitt romney believes in. and the campaign doesn't seem to be able to pivot and say, you know, john kasich's doing the right stuff here in ohio and i want to take john kasich's model to wash
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
to close a lot of the loopholes and deductions for wealthy americans. president obama took a a new tat today, wrapping himself in the flag asking voters for give him more time to fix the economy. >> if we rally around a new economic patriotism together we can rebuild this economy together. we will grow the middle class together. we will move forward together. i don't believe we are as divide as our politicians make us think. i think we have more in common than the pundits give us credit. >>reporter: governor romney is making the point the country cannot afford another four years of an obama administration and his economic policies, pointing to today's revised g.d.p. numbers showing the second quarter growth for 2012 was 1.3 percent only. >>shepard: we are a week away from the first presidential debate. we will be there for coverage throughout the day. during prime time, bret baier and megyn kelly continue right here on fox news, america's source for news and information on cable. >> looks like the bosses at the nfl decided the referees are worth more money. you may have helped, actuall
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
the state, but you can definitely say pennsylvania leans blue, leans toward obama without voter i.d. sort of gumming up the works. >> so, ron, is the pennsylvania ruling a blow for republicans? >> no, i don't think so. mitt romney thinks he can still be competitive in pennsylvania. i think we'll see people voting multiple times. we want to make sure that people when they vote, they're registered to vote and it's there and it's valid. >> okay. so let's talk about early voting. because early voting has already started in ohio and in florida. so jason, you know, the first presidential debate hasn't even happened yet. it just seems wrong somehow. >> well, i think early voting makes sense. i've been saying all year there's no such thing as an undecided voter when you've got an incumbent president. barack obama's been in the office for four years. pretty much every american already knows who they're going to vote for. all they want to do is go and vote. i'm voting in ohio next week, most americans do -- >> wait a minute, jason. you already know how -- the presidential debates haven't happened.
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
voters aren't enthusiastic enough about president obama to go to the polls. he thinks voters are much more revved up about mitt romney. what do you think? >> certainly in virginia where there's a significant african-american population, it remains very much engaged. and one of the things that the obama campaign has been doing this year as it did in '08 is trying to be as visible as possible in areas where there are large numbers of african-americans though there is still a strong republican tendency. and the point of that exercise is to run as closely to romney in areas of the state where he should do exceptionally well as possible. >> jeff shapiro, thank you so much for being with us this morning. >> thank you. >>> there is a reason why virginia is a battle ground state. it's close race. but the president is inching forward. this is the average of recent polls. as of last week, more likely voters in virginia would choose president obama 50% to 44%. a new softer mitt romney is emerging on the campaign trail because of these numbers in part. maybe compassionate conservatism is back. al
CW
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm CDT
this morning at the annual clinton global initiative meeting in new york. president obama will also address the gathering today. >>we somehow feel that we're at the mercy of events rather than shipping events ... a new poll shows 40% of voters are not satisfied with the choices in this year's presidential election. the poll was conducted by the pew research center and the washington post. it was done after the deadly attacks on the u.s. consulate in libya... and hidden camera video surfaced of republican mitt romney. the survey finds democrats are more satisfied with obama than republicans are with romney. only 45% of independent voters are satisfied with either of the candidates. it's national voter registration day.. and local officials are getting out the word that you still have time to sign up before the november general election. voter registration is at an all time low in the chicago area. with that in mind.. cook county officials are beginning a registration effort in all of the suburban courthouses. and chicago voters will be able to use smartphones tablet devices, and other print
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in a critical battle ground state. >>> a judge blocking part of pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. law. opponents said the law was aimed at stopping minorities and the elderly from casting ballots. >> my sense is that the republicans did this to beat obama. >> supporters argued it was hadn't to stop fraud. >> no one will be disenfranchised by the fraud. >> tonight what this decision means for the presidential election. >>> plus, trouble in the seats. seats coming loose on american airlines jets. >> my son's seat was kind of like almost falling off. we were trying to push it in and hold it in. >> i think the faa needs to look at this incident. >> now planes grounded and serious questions about safety. >>> and when this ball player stepped to the plate for the first time in the majors, a wild pitch knocked him down. >> i didn't get out away enough and it caught up under my helmet. >> now seven years later, one team is giving him another chance. tonight adam greenberg back in the big leagues. i'm bill hemmer in for shepard smith. one of the toughest voter i.d. laws in the country cannot t
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
state polls leaning solidly in obama's column, we do have two that are neck and neck, so have a look at this. nbc news and "wall street journal" likely voters in the state of nevada suggesting that president obama still holds a lead but only a two-point lead. look at the margin, 3.1. that's critical. same gap, same order, state north carolina. 48% backing the president. 46% backing mitt romney. again, check it out. there is a margin. we also have some new nationwide poll of polls and here the president holds a 4-point lead and as we like to remind you there is no sampling error, so those are the numbers. that's why it is critical to bring in my friend and colleague wolf blitzer. i will give you props right off the top of this segment, mr. blitzer because yesterday you were talking about how the polls were criticized by the romney campaign because they're somehow skewed but this poll of polls we did factored in fox news. you can't make that same claim. way to go. only one day after you said that we factored in the fox numbers. >> the fox poll is a good poll. it is very reliable like t
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 2:00pm PDT
on wednesday night is what the candidates will do to make things better. >>> and president obama and mitt romney face to face as american voters weigh in on the election choice. the first presidential debate, as paul said, next wednesday night. watch it live here on cnn and cnn.com. >>> and the opening scenes of carmageddon appear to be free of traffic jams, for ten miles. one of the busier freeways in los angeles is çóclose. a repeat of what happened last year. there along the 405, how is it looking? >> reporter: well, so far, they are actually saying carmageddon two, to quote one of the fire chiefs is a very good sequel, so thumbs up, so far. and what you're seeing here is really what carmageddon is, the ten-mile stretch here of the freeway. you're talking all of this freeway, an essential artery here in los angeles, completely empty. there are no cars. you know how extraordinary this is. and then if you look up the 405 freeway you will see exactly why the 405 has had to shut down. this is the mulholland bridge, and the northern part of that has to come down. it has to be torn down to
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
importantly, why would aarp endorse us? >> president obama and mitt romney face-to-face as american voters weigh their choice. the first presidential debate starting wednesday night october 3rd, watch it live at 7:00 eastern time on cnn and cnn.com. >> a group of fishermen lucky to be alive after theiroat capsized. their dramatic rescue was caught on tape. a tropical storm overturned their shrimping vessel off mexico's coast. they were thrown into the rough water there. but all eight of them managed to cling on to the rope before they were hauled to safety. one had to be treated for taking in too much water. the rest just lucky to walk away with a few bumps and bruises. >>> closer to home, a rescue of a different kind. a hiker had to be air lifted out of a canyon after slipping off the edge of a walterfall in a georgia state park. the 22-year-old suffered broken bones in the lower part of his body. >>> today, ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america closed, and people in los angeles are calling it carmageddon two. last summer, drivers feared a similar closure on interstate 405,
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 2:00pm EDT
right, thank you so much. >>> president obama and mitt romney coming face-to-face as american voters weigh in, picking their first choice on the presidential debate, october 3rd, live on cnn.com. >>> and 38 days from the presidential election, but already millions of americans have had their say. in fact, nearly half of all voters are expected to take advantage of early voting laws, as john king reports in the battleground state of iowa. as a candidate may already be emerging. >> reporter: mind made up, ballots cast, 40 days early. this opening day line is in iowa city. >> here we go. >> reporter: this one in des moines. iowa's early voting, part of a growing and natural trend. some states allow the early voting, including the battlegrounds, cnn ranks as toss-ups. here in iowa, the early numbers and early turnout is just a big obama head-start. so far, an advantage statewide in requesting early ballots. >> i was wondering if the president will have your support this november. awesome. >> reporter: and when it comes to early in-person voting, there is added emphasis in getting younger
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
obama was also in ohio today, delivering a knockout punch. and, oh, yes, he reminded ohio voters where mitt romney was when the state needed him at a critical time. >> when my opponent said we should just let detroit go bankrupt, that would ha meant walking away from an industry that supports one in eight ohio jobs. it supposusinses 82 88o ti so when he said that, i said, no, i'm going to bet on america. i'm betting on american workers. >> ohio's 7.2% unemployment rate is dirtly linked to the auto rescue, the loan. romney's campaign will l to gretetroit go bankrupt," that editorial, that of course he pinned in a detroit newspaper. according to cnn, a longtime gop strategist called obama's advantage on the automobile loan a kick in the blanks for the romney campaign you n fi in bsor se i ink you know what he said. romney is also still struggling to undo the damage done by ads highlighting his record at bain capital. the obama campaign and super pacs flooded the airwaves in tikianimage.s, pushing romney's one particular ad was especially damaging. >> out of the blue one day, we were to
CW
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm CDT
out a contract. >>>>a recent c-n-n poll on who the voters think will win the debates shows a 25 percent advantage for obama. >>the u-s supreme court is expected to rule on affirmative action, voting rights, same sex marriage and other issues during the new term that begins today. on the docket today, a case that examines whether companies can be sued in u-s courts over human rights violations committed in other countries. next week, the justices are expected to hear arguments in a case challenging the use of racial preference in college adminissions. charges have been dropped against the man who allegedly attacked actress lindsay lohan over the weekend. christian labella was arrested this weekend after lohan claims he assaulted her in a new york hotel room. lohan claims labella grabbed her after she confronted him for taking pictures of her with his cellphone. both parties filed harrassment complaints against each other following the arrest. labella's arrest was voided when the assault charge could not be proven. labella is a former aide to illinois congressman john shimkus. >>i
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
voters in the state of nevada suggesting that president obama l holds a lead but only a twpoinlook at t. that itical same gap, same order, state north carolina. 48% backing the president. 46% backing mitt romney. again, check it out. there is a margin. we also have some new nationwide poll of polls and here the es h a point ad and as we like to remind you there is no sampling error, so those are the numbers. that's why it is critical to bring in my friend and colleague wolf blitzer. i will give you props right off the top of this gment, mr. blitzer because yesterday you were talking about how the polls campaign because they're somehow skewed but this poll of polls we did factored in fox news. you can't make that same claim. way to go. ne day after you said that we factored in the fox numbers. the fox poll is a god it is very reliable like t poll or the cbs or the abc and certainly our own cnn poll an all of ese, you get a sn. you get a friend of what's going on right now. that doesn't mean it is going tt ue to go on n weor three weeks from now but it is a at e pol, leh gog on. to see wh
FOX News
Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> sean: if you don't vote for president obama, the instudent situationinsinuation isyou're a. they don't want to count you in the census, which leads to voter id laws. that's racist. can't get into the dnc unless you have a voter id. >> whites being bullied by racism, by white liberals, by the way, who ought to be guilty about something, has never led to anything good, led to the john lindsay administration in this city, finally because of the o.j. verdict we got there,by got giuliani by enforcing criminal laws, despite being called a racist throughout his tenure. white guilt has produced mistake after mistake including the 2008 election when more whites voted for obama than voted for a democrat for a decade. >> sean: under rudy giuliani, 600,000 fewer people -- by the way, there are more -- in terms of actual numbers there are more whites than blacks on food stamps, etc., but we have 15 million unde. under giuliani and republicans, opportunity increases for everybody. >> and they're less likely to be killed. it's a lie by liberals, not black people. they're up to their old tricks agai
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 2:05am EDT
/"washington post" poll, 63% of registered voters, a two to one margin expect president obama to win the upcoming debate and the election. that is the biggest lead so far when it comes to expectations. >> when it comes to the race itself and support for each candidate a lot closer with the president leading 49% to 47%. we get more ones when day's debate in denver from abc's karen travers. >> reporter: president obama arrived in nevada for three days of what campaign aide are calling debate camp. he took a break to rally supporters in the critical battleground state. >> i believe in you. and i ask you to keep on believing in me. >> reporter: both the president and mitt romney will hunker down over the next few days as they huddle with senior advisers to prepare for wednesday's high-stakes showdown in denver. in recent days aides to both campaigns have been bending overbackwards to compliment their opponent. and downplay expectation for their side. new jersey governor chris christie set a high bar for romney. >> this is the first moment when the american people are going to be able to see the two g
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
. this is a tight race, in fact the new poll shows president obama leads just two points likely among voters. and this morning, just two days before that big debate, who do voters think will win? >> hello, las vegas! >> reporter: overnight in las vegas, the president claimed the odds talking predictions about the first all-important debate. >> i know folks in the media are speculating who is going to have the best zinger. governor romney, he's a great debater. >> reporter: the with the razor-thin lead among voters, when voters are asked who they expect to win, 63% of voters told us they think the president will win in november. as for the all important debate, 56% said they expect the president to win. both campaigns deep into it, both trying to lower expectations. with one noted exception, republican chris christie telling george, expect a difference race. >> when we get to thursday morning, george, you'll be shaking your head saying it's a brand new race. >> reporter: and christi's response -- >> stop lying. he's saying that the wealthy will pay just as much. >> reporter: he will lower tax
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
won that state after 44 years of voters there selecting republicans, but then ey flipped and switched their democratic governor for a republican, so, some back and forth in virginia, and now the president hopes to win that state back. president obama and mitt romney campaign in virginia today, where median income is 23% higher than the national average, and unemployment's way lower, under 6%. like ohio wednesday, the president's expected to hammer romney for his comments on the 47% of voters who don't pay taxes. >> i don't know how many of you will be with me this time around, but -- but it doesn't matter, because i'm running to be your president, to represent everybody. >> we're going to help those that need our help. we're a compassionate people. >> reporter: romney's ten points behind in ohio, according to quinnipiac university. that's a bigger gap than nbc and "the washington post" reported. no republican's ever won a presidency without winning this state. >> i'm going to win ohio. i'm going to become the next president, in part because i'm going to have support of people in ohio.
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 1:40am PDT
political territory. voters in ohio couletwo ovebtio holds a slight lead. >>> and president obama is right here in new york today where he will speak to the u.n. general assembly. yesterday the president and first lady taped an interview, which will air later today on "the view. "the interview comes 42 days before the election. barbara walters has a preview. >> governor romney on "60 minutes" was asked, does he think it's fair that he pays a lower tax rate than somebody making $50,000 a year. he said yes. i think it is fair. and i also think that's the way you get economic growth. i've just got a different vision about how we grow an economy. i think, barbara, you grow an economy from the middle out, not from the top down. >> reporter: we asked the president and first lady about their future, win or lose, come election day. what are you going to do with the rest of your life? >> well, first things first here. we do have an election ahead, and there are all kinds of things i want to do in the second term. putting folks back to work and making sure our schools are up to snuff and -- >> and t
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
the case he'll do a better job with the economy but in all three states the polls shows president obama leading on that issue. >> the path i offer is harder but to a better place. i'm asking you to choose that future. >> reporter: romney does lead in one category, voters in those same states say he would do a better job on the deficit. and both candidates will be appearing in the cleveland and toledo area today and romney will also be making a stop near columbus. >> it's on. thanks. two powerful bombs exploded in the syrian capital of damascus this morning. the explosion he did to at any timed minutes apart followed by gunfire. the attack was blamed on terrorists. damascus has been rocked by a series of bombings in recent months as the uprising against president bashir al assad's okay late. >> egypt's president is scheduled to address the u.n. general assembly. on tuesday president obama addressed the general assembly. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: the president told world leaders that the slain u.s. ambassador to libya
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
memo. four years ago barack obama faced john mccain on the debate stage, according to gallup voters judged him the winner by double digit margins and on one won it by an astounding 33 point margin. >> he's done this a lot, good at it and will be the winner. do you think it's as simple if you win the debate, you can win the election here? >> i think it's a lot more than that. people are going to -- people are looking for somebody to be president and a good president, looking for somebody that understands the concerns of the middle class, looking for somebody who has a plan to build an economy for the middle class. in the end, that's what this will come down to. the debates are an important moment but a lot more than who wins one debate or another debate. >> what do you think obama's biggest challenge will be? what are his advisors telling him? getting him to speak off-the-cuff? is that his biggest challenge? >> look, i think you never know what questions are going to be asked, certainly the president has not asked for, you know, my advice or what i expect he will. he has a very good
CBS
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
but in all three states the polls shows president obama leading on that issue. >> the path i offer is harder but it leads to a better place. i'm asking you to choose that future. >> reporter: romney does lead in one category, voters in those same states say he would do a better job on the deficit. and both candidates will be appearing in the cleveland and toledo area today and romney will also be making a stop near columbus. >> it's on. thanks. two powerful bombs exploded in the syrian capital of damascus this morning. the explosion detonated minutes apart followed by gunfire. the attack was blamed on terrorists. damascus has been rocked by a series of bombings in recent months as the uprising against president bashir al assad escalates. >> egypt's president is scheduled to address the u.n. general assembly. his remarks will be closely watched for signs of what direction egypt's new government may go. on tuesday president obama addressed the general assembly. he urged world leaders to reject extremism citing the murder of the u.s. ambassador in libya and three others. >> i would like to begi
FOX
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
percentage of polls is 49.5% for president obama, 44% for romney. >> there are more accusations of voter fraud in florida. the state says suspicious voter registration forms have turned up in at least 10 counties. the florida republican party blames the firm it hired. the g.o.p. national committee paid more than $3 million to the company, strategic consulting for voter registration and get out the vote operations. republicans say they fired the firm after apparent phoney registration forms started to turn up. >>> nobel peace prize winner anhs san suchi makes a stop on her historic trip to the u.s. she is scheduled to speak at the university of san francisco. suchi has already met with president obama and was presented with congress's highest award during her trip to the u.s. the nobel peace prize winner spent 15 years under house arrest in mianmar and was elected to a seat in parliament. >>> new infection about the suspected gunman in the colorado movie theater massacre. the person he allegedly threatened before that shooting. >> and the giants keeping a close eye on buster posey today.
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 2:00am PDT
communicators in modern history." >>> two more battleground states leaning towards obama. according to the latest cnn polls. in nevada likely voters favor the president by three points over mitt romney, 49% to 46%. meantime, in virginia, the president has an even wider lead, 49% to 44%. >> sledgehammer smash and grab. the fbi has released dramatic video of suspects who robbed a saks fifth avenue store. investigators say he ran in the store an hour before closing time and used sledge hammers to destroy a display case and $5,000 reward for these suspects. >>> all clear after a bomb scare caused a brief evacuation of a terminal. they found a grenade-like item inside the luggage of an incoming passenger. the passenger said it was inert but terminal four was evacuated just in case. it turned out to be a paperweight and the terminal was re-opened for business. >>> a couple weeks ago we told you about a renoir painting that a virginia woman bought for $7. a "washington post" reporter said it was stolen from a baltimore museum way back in 1951. now the painting, this was supposed to go to t
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